• Life Drawing Class

Gain an insight into the drawing techniques from a professional artist whilst putting them into practice, working directly from a life model.

You will receive tuition from professional artist Hayley Whittingham, in the form of demonstrations, and one-to-one guidance. We will warm up with some shorter, dynamic poses, focussed on capturing the proportions, movement and weight of the figure. This will be followed by a longer sustained study, exploring techniques of shading to describe form and anatomy.

The workshop is aimed at those with some drawing experience, who may want to try life drawing for the first time or build upon existing skills using traditional methods.

The class will be hosted on our spectacular Viewing Balcony overlooking our Weaving Floor. 


Ticket Price £45.00

Katazome Printed Textile workshop

Katazome Printed Textile workshop

21 January 2023

Learn the basics of the Japanese Katazome printing with designer Ellen Martin.

Rug Tufting Experience Day

Rug Tufting Experience Day

28 January 2023

Get to grips with the basics of gun tufting and make your own rug.

Punch Needle - Design Your Own Coaster Workshop

Punch Needle - Design Your Own Coaster Workshop

28 January 2023

Learn the basics of punch needle technique to design your own coaster.


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Gallery & Shop

Mon–Sat: 10am–5pm (including Sundays during August)

Tapestry Studio Viewing Balcony

Mon-Fri: 12–3pm
Sat: 10am–5pm

Closed 23rd - 26th December 

On Saturday 3rd of December our Viewing Balcony closed for a private event


Dovecot Studios Cafe 

Monday - Saturday 9.30am - 4.30pm